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1. Who is the father of immunology?
(A) Louis Pasteur (B) Fobert Koch
(C) Landsteiner (D) Edward Jenner
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2. 'A Forgotten Empire', written by the renowned historian Robert Sewell is about which one of the following Empires?
(A) Kushan Empire (B) Mauryan Empire
(C) Vijayanagar Empire (D) Mughal Empire
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3. Anup Sridhar is well known for playing–
(A) Badminton (B) Chess
(C) Football (D) Table Tennis
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4. To which one of the following countries does Ana Ivanovic actually belong?
(A) Czech Republic (B) Poland
(C) Russia (D) Serbia
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5. Who among the following fast bowlers has taken a hat-trick in the very first over of a Test Cricket Match?
(A) Glenn McGrath (B) K Pieters en
(C) C Walsh (D) Irfan Pathan
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6. The Indian textiles which were used by the Dutch in the African slave trade were–
(A) plain white textiles (B) plain dyed textiles
(C) chintz and embroidered textiles (D) silk piece goods
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7. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth's land?
(A) North America-Africa-South America-Europe (B) Africa-North Africa-South America -Europe
(C) North America-Africa-Europe-South America (D) Africa-North America-Europe-South America
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8. The Treaty of Amritsar was concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh and who of the following?
(A) Lord Cornwallis (B) Lord Dalhausie
(C) Lord Hastings (D) Lord Minto
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9. Nuclear power plant is associated with–
(A) Chennai (B) Kota
(C) Ganganagar (D) Mathura
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10. Which city is more Eastern?
(A) Bhopal (B) Pune
(C) Nagpur (D) Ranchi
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11. Which State has the largest coastline?
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala (D) Tamil Nadu
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12. The first Anglo-Burmese War was concluded by a treaty. Which one among the following is that?
(A) Treaty of Burma (B) Treaty of Tamu
(C) Treaty of Bhamo (D) Treaty of Yandaboo
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13. Redistribution policies geared to reduce economic inequalities include–
(A) land Reforms (B) rural development policies
(C) progressive tax policies (D) All of the above
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14. The word Congress was borrowed from–
(A) the Congress (Parliament) of the USA (B) North American history, to connote an assembly of people
(C) the Congress of Trade Union (D) the Congress of World Religions at Chicago
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15. Which of the following has the most penetrating power?
(A) a - particles (B) b- particles
(C) c- particles (D) X-rays
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16. In an satellite a space traveller tries to fill ink in a pen by dipping it in ink. The amount of the ink filled in the pen as compared to the quantity of ink filled on the earth's surface will be–
(A) same (B) less
(C) more (D) None of these
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17. When a Bill is reserved by the Governor for the consideration of the President, within what time he must return the Bill?
(A) Three months (B) Six months
(C) One year (D) There is no time limit
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18. Which of the following plan is meant for constructing houses for rural people?
(A) Indira Awas Yojana (B) PURA
(C) Ambedkar Awas Yojana (D) All of the above
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19. Africa is rich in hydro-electric potentialities but lagging in the production of hydro-electricity. This is due to the lack of–
(A) good sites for power plants (B) healthy climate for work
(C) human efforts for development (D) raw materials for industry
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20. During which Plan was NABARD established?
(A) Fifth (B) Sixth
(C) Third (D) Ninth
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21. Which Plan was suspended one year before the time schedule?
(A) Third Plan (1966-71) (B) First Plan (1951-56)
(C) Sixth Plan (1980-85) (D) Fifth Plan (1974-79)
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22. Who observed' "The Congress is in reality a civil war without arms"?
(A) Lord Dufferin (B) MA Jinnah
(C) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (D) Lord Curzon
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23. Which one of the following districts does not have a gold field?
(A) Anantpur (B) Kolar
(C) Raichur (D) Vishakhapatnam
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24. Who among the following rejected the title of Knighthood and refused to accept a position in the Council of the Secretary of State for India?
(A) Motilal Nehru (B) MG Ranade
(C) GK Gokhale (D) BG Tilak
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25. ..... is celebrated as Victory Day in Bangladesh and Vijay Diwas in India–
(A) 16th December (B) 18th December
(C) 16th November (D) 18th November
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